Santa Cruz: A delicious sandwich ride for youth

Young people ages 13 through 20 are invited to ride with the Sandwich Ride on Sunday, May 3, 2015 in Santa Cruz, California.

Santa Cruz Sandwich Ride for teens

To provide youth a low-pressure setting to enjoy the bike community and some of Santa Cruz’s best sights and food, Bike Santa Cruz County and Green Ways to School present The Sandwich Ride, on May 3rd.

The ride will leave at 11:30 am from the Bike Church (703 Pacific Avenue) and lead riders on a delicious route, making stops at New Leaf and the Bagelry to pick up ingredients for sandwiches. The ride will then take bike-loving-youths to a scenic picnic destination on West Cliff for a well-earned lunch. Finally, riders will stop by The Penny Ice Creamery to finish the ride with a scoop of ice cream.

The Bike Church will also be open at 10 am that morning to provide assistance to any bikes that need a tune up. This event is for youth, by youth. Organized by high school interns at Bike Santa Cruz County and Green Ways, the event is aimed at bringing young people from different schools together to enjoy Santa Cruz on bike.

Download the ride waiver here, have your parent or guardian sign it for the ride.

    Who: Youth (ages 13-20) of Santa Cruz County who enjoy biking, meeting new people, and eating delicious food in a beautiful picnic location!

    What: A community bike ride created with the goal of bringing youth from all different schools together to ride their bikes, hang out and eat healthy, delicious food.

    May 3rd, 2015. Ride leaves from The Bike Church at 11:30am and returns around 3:00pm. Youth hours at The Bike Church begin at 10:00am.

    Meeting at The Bike Church (703 Pacific Ave, entrance on Spruce st, Santa Cruz, CA 95060). There will also be “youth hours” at The Bike Church beginning at 10:00am where mechanics will be available to work with youth on tuning up their bikes.

    Why: “It’s important for youth to have a space to interact with new people, especially youth from other schools and areas of the Santa Cruz county, and to participate in an activity as exciting and empowering as biking!” -Lena Thaler, 17.

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